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Oct 14, 2012 10:30am EDT
? a "yes" vote would prohibit laws to legalize gay marriage, though it wouldn't preclude civil unions. >> the fact that the amendment is just focused on the marital status itself is a reflection of a new reality, which is that much of the public accepts that same-sex relationships are legitimate and that they have legal needs but may not be ready to accept the title of marriage quite yet. i don't think that's a form of bigotry, i think that's a form of risk averseness. >> law professor dale carpenter has studied the issue of gay marriage. he's with the no campaign, which includes civic and gay rights groups and a growing number of churches sympathetic to what they say is equity for gay couples. but carpenter admits many people are reluctant to redefine an age-old social institution. >> i think for a lot of people there's a strong religious conviction that god made marriage and marriage is for one man and one woman. this year as we come for the rosary parade, we are thinking about the beauty of the sacrament of marriage. >> for supporters of the amendment, that conviction is at
Oct 7, 2012 10:00am PDT
group is urging pastors to challenge federal law by endorsing political candidates from the pulpit. those who do so risk losing their churches' tax-exempt status. according to a recent survey by the christian polling organization lifeway, 87% of pastors believe pastors should refrain from making political endorsements. the survey included both evangelical and mainline clergy. >>> the supreme court opened its new term on monday and a majority of the justices -- six of the nine -- attended the annual red mass, held the nday before at st. matthew's cathedral in washington. at the annual event, catholic leaders encourage the justices to draw wisdom from their faith as they make their decisions. the court is set to tackle controversial issu oncagain this term, includina case involving affirmative action at the university of texas. many religious groups are anxious to see if the court will also agree to hear arguments on same-sex marriage. >>> a leading opponent of same-sex marriage, catholic bishop salvatore cordileone, has been elevated to archbishop of san francisco. cordileone was fo
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